The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Dorsicano, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Question for owners of the L/C. How effective is the screen and it's adjustment mechanism?

    Ta.
  2. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    One World One GS, is finished.
    All videos seem to be available in BMW Motorrad youtube channel.
    I actually prefered Eric's uploads but he seems to have stopped after a point.

    Possibly they will release some more videos with all the trips together and some "making of". There is an unused tab in One World micro-site.

    Ending was rather emotional. Makes sense. Good marketing BMW.
  3. kindofblue

    kindofblue Ride it like you stole it

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    I'm 6'4" w/34" inseam and have the stock seat on high. For me the screen throws off a lot of noise even though the airflow is fairly smooth. I just installed an x-tall Calsci screen (one of the first I believe) last night. Report to follow.

  4. IB1

    IB1 Long timer

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    5'7" here with a low seat and it works perfect for me. Silent and free of turbulence. I always leave it in the high position.
  5. eap

    eap El Adventurero Solitario

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    Good suggestion, but I think I'll wait a bit, when I can walk in and buy a premium package of some sort without all this back order silliness. The demo I road was the basic with cruise control (saweet!) being about the only extra at a sticker price of around $16K.... I am a patient person - but very interested in the Aline white.:D

    BTW - Does anyone happen to know how tall 'kindofblue' is?:lol3
  6. pauljm

    pauljm R1200GS WC

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    It works well but if your over 6' like me you will need a bigger screen like I am looking for as I still get some helmet buffeting.
  7. Hicks

    Hicks der Ɯberluber

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    ubergood.

    Me 175cm.. best screen I've ever tested minus that on DOHC RT 2010.

    however -- there is a rattling sound when going over bumps...
  8. RichBMW

    RichBMW Long timer

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  9. Desert John

    Desert John Desert John

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    I think 6'4"

    Very funny.
  10. sa_adventurer

    sa_adventurer n00b

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    I know it's probarbly a bit early but I just can't contain myself anymore, has anyone heard anything about the Watercooled Adventure yet or have any idea what it might look like. I'm really keen to see it. Went to the R1200gs launch this past weekend here in south africa and I have to say I was blown away.
  11. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Thanks for the replies. Must test one myself really.
  12. RichBMW

    RichBMW Long timer

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    Lots of repeated posts. Is the site not working properly?:deal
  13. PirateJohn

    PirateJohn Banned

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    I just figured that someone had an unfortunate stutter ;)


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  14. mrjon

    mrjon Been here awhile

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    No,there are no removable baffles,that I can see, but not looked too close.
  15. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    Look closer.

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  16. IB1

    IB1 Long timer

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    Took my baby for it's first service today. No signs of oil usage at the 1000 mile marker.
    First service at 1030 miles on the clock. And I am the first client at my garage going for the 1st service.
    Done a ride with the BMW club and saw 2 other LC GS'es. And loads of other BMWs on the first good day this year.
  17. RichBMW

    RichBMW Long timer

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    Any idea where I can get some fitting instructions for the Akro?
  18. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    I suspect they should have given to you WITH the Akra...
  19. pauljm

    pauljm R1200GS WC

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    I had the dealer fit them to a shop bike to see them on. They are still biggish in my opinion but I love the way they mount with no bars to be added just slip into the slots in the frame & lock into place with built in pannier locking mechanism.
  20. pauljm

    pauljm R1200GS WC

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    Can't get mine done till may not enough mechanics to handle demand. Pissed off will need to stop riding it soon.